Mindfulness at work benefits
Mindfulness is already well known for being effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being.
A wide range of recent studies at the National Institute of Health UK, the University of Massachusetts, and the Mind/Body Medical Institute at Harvard University, have cited specific business benefits of mindfulness within organizations, including:
- Reduced costs of staff absenteeism and turnover
- Improved cognitive function – (i.e. better concentration, memory and learning ability)
- Improved productivity
- Enhanced employer/employee and client relationships
- Enhanced employee job satisfaction